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2018 Scholarship Program Application Application Download


Available Awards

CIRSA’s Scholarship Programs are another example of how your membership fees come back to you. Each year, we offer financial assistance that helps members bridge the gap between their budget and needs. CIRSA will provide $12,000 in funding for scholarship awards in 2018 to make it easier for you to keep building on risk management education and best practices.

Available scholarships include:

  • National Conference Awards
  • Colorado Institute for Municipal Clerks Awards
  • Local Conference Awards
  • CU Denver’s Risk Management and Insurance Programs


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To Apply

Please complete the application and include a copy of your resume. Scholarships will be limited to one recipient per CIRSA member entity each calendar year.




Recipient’s Responsibilities

CIRSA will reimburse the entity of each scholarship recipient for their expenses to attend the conference of their choice. Recipients must submit receipts for each qualifying expense (registration fees, lodging, transportation and meals) incurred and will be reimbursed a maximum of the award amount. If the total award amount is not needed, unused funds will be kept in the Scholarship Program to be used for future awards. Recipients will be responsible for funding the expenses not covered by the award.


Application Deadline

Applications will be reviewed annually and awarded prior to the conference date. Applications for the 2018 Conferences occurring before April 1st must be submitted by January 19, 2018. All other applications must be submitted by April 6, 2018.

Please submit your application along with a copy of your resume to Courtney Fagan at


Download the Application